The World Bank reports that China was the top importer of ores and metals in 2005 followed by the U.S.A. and Japan.
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Famous quotes containing the word trade:
“Unless we do more than simply learn the trade of our time, we are but apprentices, and not yet masters of the art of life.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.”
—Walt Whitman (18191892)
“I might be driven to sell your love for peace,
Or trade the memory of this night for food.
It well may be. I do not think I would.”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)